A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday threw out a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage passed in 2008, upholding a lower court’s ruling that the ban, known as Proposition 8, violated the constitutional rights of gay men and lesbians in California.
Bilge Ebiri presents the Amadeus Blogathon.
David Hudson collects trailers for films in competition at this year’s Berlinale.
And The Guardian selects 10 films from the festival to look out for.
Chris Christie’s whole Jersey fat-guy authenticity thing is, um, wearing thin.
Press Play says Viola Davis will win the Oscar.
The Cuban embargo turns 50.
Andrew O’Hehir ponders the chicken-soup-for-the-Hollywood-soul ethos of this year’s Oscar race.
The Criterion Collection is tumbling.
Matt Zoller Seitz reviews ABC’s The River.
The dangers of co-opting cool.
Bill O’Reilly screams tyranny:
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